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Friday, March 21, 2008

The Day of Days

This is not a frequent happening.

The festivals of several belief systems and cultures have come together on March 21, 2008: Good Friday, Holi, Nauroz, and Eedé Meelaad-ün-Nabi have all fallen on the same day as World Anti-Racism Day, beckoning everyone of us to live in Peace.

In a saner world - considering that the event could have been reasonably predicted years ago - we would have made this a special international day of celebrating our diversities. Here's hoping it'll happen the next time around.

Until then, the least we all can do is

(The graphic has been taken from some website. Can't recall origin. Z)

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Anonymous BeanZ said...



COEXIST would be great for a t-shirt. Writing to Adil now ...

21 March, 2008 12:15

Blogger jehan said...

Only you could have come up with something like this Zak - three cheers for you ... and maybe an additional one as a bonus.

21 March, 2008 12:16

Blogger Zakintosh said...

apologies beanz and jehan. you two got to the post before i added the disclaimer. credit for the brilliant graphic goes to whoever designed it. i found it a couple of years ago.

but, hey, i can take the credit for using it right :-D


21 March, 2008 12:34

Blogger jehan said...

My vote is: Yup you certainly can! Finding it, keeping it and using it at just the right time is no mean feat. Happy Co-existence Day!

21 March, 2008 12:37

Blogger Teeth Maestro said...

It should not be too hard to COEXIST

After all we live on the same planet why kill each other in the process


21 March, 2008 13:19

Blogger Planetarynative said...

"We all stand on the same planet, we should support each other while we are on it"

21 March, 2008 13:35

Blogger MAHARAJADHIRAJ said...

Cool!! I didn't know this.

It would also have been March Equinox had it not been a leap year!!

21 March, 2008 15:10

Anonymous AilaA said...

That's really cool. I LOVE that coexist.

21 March, 2008 17:46

Blogger Sidhusaaheb said...

Indeed! :)

21 March, 2008 18:39

Blogger Raza Rumi said...

Brilliant post
Yes we have no other choice but to co-exist

21 March, 2008 19:59

Anonymous Anonymous said...

"There is nothing to it, but to do it, but you have to go through it, to get to it"


21 March, 2008 22:01

Anonymous rahmat masih said...

You are obviously a native of another planet, sir. One that is particularly low on oxygen.

21 March, 2008 22:56

Anonymous Anonymous said...

I do not use more oxygen than I need!

22 March, 2008 02:57

Blogger Ali Kazim Gardezi said...

wow! what a coincidence. thanks for pointing it out.

lets hope that we all live in peace n harmony in days to come.

beanz: i need one of these t-shirts too :)

22 March, 2008 14:20

Anonymous SAWJ said...

The whole problem here is, nobody knows about all the festivals. Happy all to you!

23 March, 2008 02:13

Anonymous Anonymous said...

I believe this is what you're looking for :

25 March, 2008 04:25

Blogger Zakintosh said...

thanks, whoever you are! this is not where i'd found it but you've led me to a great source.

25 March, 2008 04:36


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